Sydney Jewish Museum

Geographical and Cultural Context

The Sydney Jewish Museum is dedicated to documenting and teaching the history of the Holocaust. The world-class museum challenges visitors’ perceptions of democracy, morality, social justice and human rights and places the Holocaust in its historical and contemporary context.

Archival and Other Holdings

The Holocaust collection covers broad aspects ranging from pre-War life to Survivors’ migration to Australia and the later War Crime Trials.

Objects in the Australian Jewish History collection trace life in Australia from the arrival of the first convicts and free settlers to the present; there is a strong focus on servicemen and women.

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